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McAllister House Museum in Colorado springs Captures a Bygone Era

McAllister House Museum in Colorado springs Captures a Bygone Era

When most of the houses of the some 240 residents of Fountain Colony, later known as Colorado Springs, were little more than temporary timber shelters, Major Henry McAllister and his wife Elizabeth Couper McAllister built a house of bricks.   The house plans were prepared by the Philadelphia architect, George Summers, who also designed General Palmer’s Glen Eyrie residence and […]

by · July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article

Rocky Mountain Antique Festival Hosts Antique Dealers from 16 States at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, July 9 & 10

Treasure hunters are eagerly anticipating the Rocky Mountain Antique Festival, slated for July 9 & 10 at the Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Circle in Loveland, Colorado. Produced by Heritage Event Company, the show is billed as one of the most diverse antiquing events this year, featuring dealers from sixteen states who are joining the event from as far away […]

by · July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? July 2016

What Is It? July 2016

We had several correct answers for our July What Is It? Ann Moore of Georgetown, Colorado pointed out that this “3-bladed medical bladed fleam was used on humans or animals. Rarely did the bleeding process have any therapeutic value. Being bled contributed to the death of George Washington. This has a horn handle.” Fred Clark of Colorado Springs, Colorado points […]

by · July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Rhubarb Festival in Pine Grove, Colorado on June 11

Rhubarb Festival in Pine Grove, Colorado on June 11

The fun starts at 7:30 a.m. on the 11th of June. It is the 29th annual Rhubarb Festival in Pine Grove, Colorado. From 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., the day begins with an all you can eat pancake breakfast. Last year, over 700 people were served. At 11:30 there is Bake-off where Rhubarb Recipes are judged. A parade starts after the […]

by · June 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Hampden Street Antique Market Features Genna Morrow

Hampden Street Antique Market Features Genna Morrow

Genna Morrow has been at Hampden Street Antique Market now for 3 years. She has two booths. One is very “girlie” with linen designs that she makes and a lot of white furniture. It’s kind of romantic shabby. The other booth represents her “darker side” as she calls it with suitcases, office stuff, receipt spindles, tables and cupboards. Doing antiques […]

by · June 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article